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Paris Terror Attack Will 'Probably Help' Marine Le Pen in Election

Paris Terror Attack Will 'Probably Help' Marine Le Pen in Election Since the incident on the eve of France's election, it has emerged that Cheurfi was detained in February for threatening to kill police - before being freed. Mr Macron, the front runner for the presidency, said candidates in the election should avoid one-upmanship following the attack and urged France not to yield to fear, division and intimidation. [Full Article...]

Macron, Le Pen Trade Barbs in French Election Race

The move appears to be meant to attract a wider range of voters at the runoff elections who may not necessarily identify with the FN but may feel attracted to some of Le Pen's populist rhetoric. "I think her campaign was too laid-back". Last week, the war of words renewed as Marine Le Pen issued another attack in an interview with RMC radio, calling herself a "feminist" who had freed herself... [Full Article...]

North Korea on "Maximum Alert"

North Korea on He said the American commitment to South Korea was "iron-clad and immutable". "All options are on the table to achieve the objectives and ensure the stability of the people of this country", said Pence. North Korea could react to a potential USA strike by targeting South Korea or Japan, and officials in both countries have been ill at ease with the more bellicose language deployed by President... [Full Article...]

Canadian leader responds to lumber tariffs imposed by the US

And this is not the only sign of increased trade tension between the United States and Canada. The Trump administration may undertake trade actions to protect the USA semiconductor, shipbuilding and aluminum industries , citing national security concerns, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told the Wall Street Journal in an interview on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Flynn was warned not to accept foreign government payments

Robert Kelner, Flynn's lawyer, didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. "These documents raise grave questions about why General Flynn concealed the payments he received from foreign sources after he was warned explicitly by the Pentagon ", Cummings said in a statement . [Full Article...]

Turkey referendum: Electoral body to hear objections

Turkey referendum: Electoral body to hear objections President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared victory in Sunday's closely contested national referendum in Turkey even as opposition parties and global observers pointed to irregularities in the voting that will dramatically reshape Turkish politics, jettisoning the country's parliamentary democracy and granting sweeping executive power and near absolute control to the country's president. [Full Article...]

Blast, fire near Syrian airport

Blast, fire near Syrian airport The rebel sources said the attack caused a fire with flames appearing to come from a closed military area of the sprawling complex they believed was used by Tehran to supply weapons to Iranian-backed militias operating alongside the Syrian army. [Full Article...]

Suspended Alabama chief justice to announce future plans

Suspended Alabama chief justice to announce future plans Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, who was ousted from his position past year after leading a judicial revolt against same-sex marriage, announced plans Wednesday to run for U.S. A judicial discipline panel suspended Moore from the bench in September after ruling that he urged state probate judges to defy federal court rulings that gays and lesbians have a fundamental right to marry. [Full Article...]

Costa ends goal drought to help Chelsea open up 7-point lead

Is the title race over? Brilliant, thoughtful, exquisite to watch. "Eden Hazard and Diego Costa played well and they were the difference". Subs not used: Begovic, Ake, Chalobah, Willian, Batshuayi. Firstly, Premier League title rivals Chelsea and Spurs went head-to-head at the national stadium, with Antonio Conte's side prevailing 4-2 victors to storm into next month's final. [Full Article...]

3 soldiers, 2 terrorists gunned down in militant attack

3 soldiers, 2 terrorists gunned down in militant attack The martyred personnel are said to be an Army Captain, JCO and an Army jawan. "My thoughts and prayers are with the families of the three martyred soldiers". "Militants this morning attacked a army camp in Kupwara here", a local police official told Xinhua. The army officer killed was identified as Captain Ayush. [Full Article...]

Trump team softens war talk, vows other pressure on NKorea

Trump team softens war talk, vows other pressure on NKorea In an exchange with panel Ranking Member and Washington State Democrat Adam Smith, the command chief said he was not confident "that North Korea is not going to attack either South Korea or Japan or the United States or our territories or our states - or parts of the United States - once they have the capability". [Full Article...]

Top foreign policy moments of Trump's 1st 100 days

Overall, Toomey says he's cautiously optimistic that President Trump will continue to grow in his office. MITCH MCCONNELL: I look forward to more productive conversation with Senators, our house colleagues in the White House so that we can get this important work done quite soon. [Full Article...]

Russian intelligence ship sinks off Turkey's Black Sea coast -authorities

Russian intelligence ship sinks off Turkey's Black Sea coast -authorities The Russians were then transferred to a Russian cargo ship and are expected to continue on to the Russian navy's Black Sea homeport in Crimea. Media identified the other ship involved in the collision as the Togo-flagged livestock carrier 'Youzarsif H'. [Full Article...]

More than 21000 expected at Trump's first Easter Egg Roll

On early Monday April 17, hundreds of children, military children and Congressional staff filled the White House gardens to search for eggs at the traditional Easter party. He also mentioned service members, saying that he and the first lady would be singing cards to send to troops. President Trump, the first lady, Barron Trump , and the Easter Bunny addressed the crowd from the Truman Balcony ... [Full Article...]

Paris attack will 'probably help' Le Pen in France

Paris attack will 'probably help' Le Pen in France A Koran, several knives and a shotgun were also found in Cheurfi's auto, according to AFP sources. Cheurfi's identity was confirmed from his fingerprints. Molins did not address conflicting reports that radicals identified by Belgian security forces may have been involved in the attack on the police officers. [Full Article...]

Facebook murder suspect kills himself after police pursuit

Facebook murder suspect kills himself after police pursuit Then: "He was in pursuit of the homicide suspect". Investigators said that Godwin was the only victim so far linked to Stephens, despite his claim on Facebook that he killed over a dozen people. on Sunday, saying, "She's the reason why all this is about to happen to you". Incredibly, two of the victim's daughters said they forgive their father's killer. [Full Article...]

Demand for Global Bond Markets Retreats After French Elections

Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has announced that she is stepping aside as leader of her National Front (FN) party. "I made a decision to leave the presidency of the National Front, and I am no longer the President of the National Front". [Full Article...]

Kulbhusan Jadhav Case: India Hands Over Mother's Appeal to Pak

Kulbhusan Jadhav Case: India Hands Over Mother's Appeal to Pak Jadhav alias Hussein Mubarak Patel was arrested on March 3, 2016 through a Counter Intelligence Operation from Mashkel, Balochistan. India claimed that Jhadav had already retired from the Indian navy and strongly implied that he had been kidnapped from Iran by Pakistan's security agencies. [Full Article...]

Turkey Arrests More Than a 1000 in Latest Raids

Turkey Arrests More Than a 1000 in Latest Raids Raids were continuing as authorities targeted what was described as a secret structure within Turkey's police force. Government officials claimed hundreds of people secretly infiltrated police forces across the country in support of cleric Fethullah Gulen, an ally of President Tayyip Erdogen until he was accused of trying to oust the president from office. [Full Article...]

Air China temporarily suspends flights to Pyongyang

The official added that if the USA shows any sign of "reckless" military aggression, Pyongyang is ready to launch a pre-emptive strike of its own. The move, coupled with the USA retaliatory strikes against Syria over a chemical weapons attack on civilians, touched off fear in South Korea that the United States was preparing for military action on the North. [Full Article...]


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